BISAC Subject JUV019000

JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories

The T-Rex Who Lost His Specs!

Meet the accident-prone T-Rex. First he loses his glasses, then he has one disaster after another: he can't tell his breakfast toast from a slipper, then he mistakes a prehistoric owl for his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

The Vowel Family: A Tale of Lost Letters

Meet an unusual family with some very special children: Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula. Sometimes they're visited by their very special aunt, Cyndy. As each child is born, the family… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Wondrous Dinosaurium

Danny wants a new pet, but he doesn't want a boring pet. He wants a dinosaur! Luckily, The Wondrous Dinosaurium has just opened in town and its proprietor Mr. Ree is more than happy to help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

To Bathe a Boa

"A boa has no greater wrath / than when he doesn't want a bath!" In this rollicking verse story, the bathroom becomes a battleground between a clean-conscious youngster and his elusive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Too Many Pumpkins

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Baked, stewed, or mashed, pumpkins remind Rebecca Estelle of the Great Depression when that was all her family had to eat. When an enormous pumpkin falls off a truck and smashes in her yard… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2

Tooth Fairy's First Night

Sally has always longed to be a tooth fairy. On her seventh birthday, she is finally going off to get her first tooth, with the most important rule—“You must never wake a sleeping child!”… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Trevor Lee and the Big Uh Oh!

If there's one thing everyone knows, it's that Trevor Lee and school don't mix. Like pickles and peanut butter. When his new teacher announces all the third graders must read in front of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Turtle Terror

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

When Petty Potts turns up on the beach, Josh and Danny decide to "borrow" her new S.W.I.T.C.H. spray—the formula that will turn them into turtles! A squirt and a spritz later, the boys cut… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Two for Me, One for You

Bear finds three tasty mushrooms on her way home through the woods. Her friend Weasel cooks them up in the frying pan. But the friends have a problem: how to share three between two? Bear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Una playa para Alberto (A Beach for Albert): Capacidad (Capacity)

From the Series Ratón Matemático (Mouse Math ®)

When the People go away to the beach, Albert decides to make a beach of his own in the backyard sandbox. The only problem is—how to fill up his "beach" with water! (Math concept: Volume/Capacity) Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Undercover Ostrich

Animals can be sneaky. But do you know who is especially sneaky? Undercover ostriches! They're everywhere, and they're masters at going undetected. You've probably seen one and just assumed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Vacation on Venus (Book 6)

From the Series Funny Bone Books ™ First Chapters — The Jupiter Twins

When it looks like their vacation is going to be really boring, space racers save the day until the race comes to a roadblock! Can the Twins pull out all the stops to rescue the race? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Wake Up, Spring: Book 1

From the Series Hotel Strange

The calendar says it's spring, but winter weather won't end. What's happening? The quirky residents of Hotel Strange go on a quest to find out. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

What Dog Knows

When Wolf finds a fact-filled book in the library, he thinks he will at last outsmart his clever cousin Dog. The two cousins swap fascinating facts about mummies and skeletons; robots… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What DO Teachers Do (after YOU Leave School)?

This humorous picture book answers the question all kids want to know―what do teachers do when the bell rings at three? Once the students go home, teachers finally have the run of the school… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus

"When I woke up I was a Hippopotamus! Yawning in the morning, I raised up my sleepy head, then took one look out of the window and got straight back into bed." A little boy transforms into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Where's My Tushy?

"In one little town (it is sad but it's true), The tushies left town without leaving a clue." What happens when all the tushies in an unusual town decide to take a vacation? Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Who Am I?

One hot day in the middle of the jungle a strange little creature hatches out of an egg. "Who am I?" he asks himself. Off he plods through the tall grass to find out. He meets many animals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Who Did It? (Book 8)

From the Series Funny Bone Books ™ First Chapters — Ick and Crud

There's new mystery in the neighborhood. Miss Puffy's toy mouse is missing. Will Ick and Crud be blamed—or will the doggie duo solve the CATastrophic crime? Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Worm and Farmer Maguire: Teamwork/Working Together

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — Being a Friend

The farmer loves his garden. Worm loves to work in her home. Can the two learn to work together? Concept: Working together. Book features: Big Words and Big Questions; original illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional? The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ziggy's Big Idea

Ziggy loves coming up with new inventions. Unfortunately, though, most of his inventions just don't work out, like the square 'Ziggyball' or the 'shulstilts' he makes for Rabbi Levi… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Zip It!

XYZ! When Joe and his dad rush out the door to run errands on a Saturday morning, Joe notices that his motormouth father forgot a crucial detail when he got dressed. But will Joe’s dad listen? Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]